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Address: Jln. Dr Setiabudhi 229 | University Of Education, Bandung 40154, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 22 20131614

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Historical Building of Indonesia

This building is good for photoshoot for instagram or relaxing because the architecture is made by Dutch in the Colonial era in the past.

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Bandung, Indonesia
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Bandung, Indonesia
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

This building is good for photoshoot for instagram or relaxing because the architecture is made by Dutch in the Colonial era in the past.

1 Thank NikolasEdo11
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

this is my university attractive point. the building has been a university office, but it has a long way history about it.

Thank Astie R
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

a unique building. people said this building is one of the best of art deco building in the world. unfortunately is not open to the public, but we can still enjoy this building from the outside, while sitting in his garden spoiled cool.

Thank Berry C
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

So it's a garden and campus tour. Not a big garden either. I wouldn't recommend going out of your way for this! If you are close by, then go for it.

1 Thank bob s
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

This building is in the grounds of the Education University and a short walk from the Mercure Setiabudi and several other hotels. It is well worth a look, especially for fans of this style of architecture. You cannot go inside but you can view the building from all angles, take some great photos, and the surrounding gardens are also lovely.

1 Thank filou1212
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118 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Designed by Dutch architect Charles Prosper Wolff Schoemaker as main resident of businessman Willem Beretty. Schoemaker take art deco seriously in building Isola. Combining cruise boat-like design and classic Renaissance-era garden. Isola now functioned as rectorate building for Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (Indonesian Education University).

1 Thank Indra P
Bandung, Indonesia
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

It was built as a villa, but now functioning as the office of Rector/President of Indonesia University of Education/UPI. Some official ceremony still held there (like doctoral seminars and the like). Some people even do pre wedding session here (outside of course..). Its a beautiful building, a good object for picture but cant go inside..

1 Thank IraRahmayanti
Bandung, Indonesia
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43 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

One word, unique! I grew up at this place. My elementary school is on the same complex. Almost everyday I visited this place. Someday, I try to enter this building for study tour. It has a circle stairs everywhere. Amazing! So every room in this building look like a secret room because the door positions are somehow unexpected. My favourite,... More 

2 Thank Apsha
Nuenen, The Netherlands
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359 reviews
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

Villa Isola of suddenly disappeared Mr. Beretty is now a place owned by the University. Fine architecture, first building in Bandung with stores. Heritage.

Thank n_wiedenhof
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

This building was designed by Wolff Schoemaker, a Dutch architect. It is one of the most iconic building in the city, representing the Art Deco style which is very romantic in its shapes, now it is the location of UPI (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia), one might say that it is better to have this building as part of a university for... More 

1 Thank Ramadhani B

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